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Today marks 68 years since KNUST was officially opened

BRIGHTWEBTV.COM/nana asare barimah The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Listen to the Article Today in History exactly 68 years ago, on 22 January 1952, Kumasi College of Technology, Now Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology was officially opened. The University of Science and Technology succeeded the Kumasi …

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25% of teachers not qualified – NTC

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah File photo: A teacher About 25 per cent of newly trained teachers are not qualified to be in the classroom, the Executive Secretary of the National Teaching Council (NTC), Mr Christian Addai-Poku, has said. This is because the average pass rate in the past three Ghana Teacher …

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Audio: You can force us to the classrooms but … – NAGRAT to NLC

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Angel Carbonu National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is unfazed about a court order asking them to return to the classroom. President of the Association, Angel Carbonu, said the decision by the National Labour Commission (NLC) to seek an ex-parte motion is unfortunate.   The NLC declared …

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Gov’t orders CAGD: Release GHS49m to pay striking teachers

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Teachers on strike placards The Ministry of Finance has ordered the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to release an amount of GHS49,998,626.72 to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to settle outstanding salaries and transfer grants of its staff. The letter that gave the order was signed by …

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MoE to shutdown non-compliant schools

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Dr Hilda Haggar Ampadu The National Inspectorate Board of the Ministry of Education (MoE) has said it will soon shut down non-compliant schools operating below the required standards.   According to the National Inspectorate Board, it has begun processes to inspect over 2,000 pre-tertiary public and …

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Three teacher unions declare nationwide strike

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Three teacher unions have declared a nationwide strike action over what they described as legacy of arrears spanning from 2012 to 2016. The teacher unions namely; Ghana National Association of Teachers, (GNAT), National Association Of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) say the strike …

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I’ve had sex with several university students – MauriceAmpaw

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Controversial private legal practitioner, Maurice Ampaw, has confessed to having had sexual relations with some female university students. However, he said none of those students were either his students or from the same university where he lectured. The founder of the Legal Advocacy Foundation explained that he …

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GES procures 400k ‘pasco’ for first batch of free SHS students

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   The Ghana Education Service (GES) has procured four hundred thousand (400,000) sets of questions and answer booklets from the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for distribution to the first batch of beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School policy preparing to write their final examination April …

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Sex for Grades: UG report finds Gyampo, Butakor guilty of misconduct

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The University of Ghana fact-finding committee set up to investigate two lecturers indicted over the BBC “sex for grades” documentary has found them guilty of misconduct. In its report, the committee recommended that the matter should be brought before the University of Ghana’s Disciplinary committee for further …

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Prof Gyampo, Dr Butakor to face UG Disciplinary Committee

By;brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Professor Ransford Gyampo The fact-finding committee instituted to investigate a sex for grades allegation against Prof. Ransford Gymapo and Dr Paul Butakor, has recommended that the lecturers are brought before the University’s Disciplinary Committee. In a statement copied to Joy News, the Committee said it “has found prima facie …

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WAEC withholds results of 753 private WASSCE candidates

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates. The council said the entire results of 753 candidates alleged to have been involved in various forms of examination malpractice …

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